The USPS ‘Holiday Season’ Just Got Longer and More Expensive
While we slog through the dog days of summer, the holiday season seems like it’s eons away. However, if you plan on sending holiday packages through the U.S. Postal Service this winter, it pays to think this far ahead. The U.S. Postal Service has announced their planned peak-season pricing.
Their statement explains that “this temporary rate adjustment is similar to ones in past years that help cover extra handling costs” that come with peak holiday package-sending. Similar price increases were instituted in 2020 and 2021. Here’s what you need to know about how much more you can expect to pay if you want to send a package through USPS in the coming months.